June 8, 2012 —
The Hudson Area Schools annual end of year luncheon was held on Friday, May 25th at the Hudson American Legion. The purpose of the luncheon is to honor retiring staff members and thank all the staff for another great year. All staff members and former retirees are invited. The event began with a social time, which was followed by lunch and a program. Dr. Michael Osborne, Superintendent, extended a welcome to all persons attending.
The 2011-2012 Points of Pride were compiled into a PowerPoint presentation by Kevin Reed and shown during the social time and lunch.
The 2012 retirees that were recognized were: DiAnn Bunting, Middle/High School Teacher, and Susie Mansfield, Middle/High School Counselor.
Years of Service Awards were presented to the following staff members: 5 years: Jeremy Beal, Karen Cheney, Michell Dunn, Leslie Godfrey, Emily Mansfield and Christi Vanover. 10 years: David Daniels, Kathy Reilly, Jean Roys, Cathy Schoonover and Susan Sheeley. 15 years: Debbie Atherton, Jim Larson, Kevin Reed and Tracy Scudder. 30 or more years: Karole Curtis, Becky Lawrence, Cal McLouth and Lynn Pickford.
2011-2012 Outstanding Staff and Volunteer Awards were presented to Judy Kohn, Elaine Lautenschlager, Gregg Durling and Lance Horwath.
Board member and luncheon sponsor Ed Engle addressed the staff and thanked them for their service to our students, staff and community. Costs for the meal were sponsored by: Claude Rowley-Rowley, Inc., Lou Graham, Angie Riley-Sunset Acres Motel, Dave & Jan Sheely-The Pro Shop,CountyNational Bank, Charlie & Audrey Mansfield-The Posy Shop, Ed Engle-Rima Manufacturing, Dr. Jonna Schmidt, Hudson Pharmacy,Lyon’s LP Gas and Eagle Funeral Home.
Hudson Area Schools wishes to thank all the staff and retirees, Janet and Mike Shorthouse and the staff at the Hudson American Legion for the meal, Bonnie Dunne for the cake, the retirement committee and all the sponsors of the luncheon for their generosity.